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Media Advisory - Sparking a national discussion on the future of health care: CMA's inaugural Health Summit kicks off in Winnipeg

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Media Advisory - Sparking a national discussion on the future of health care: CMA's inaugural Health Summit kicks off in Winnipeg

Canada NewsWire

WINNIPEG, Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association's (CMA's) first Health Summit begins today in Winnipeg. More than 700 participants will discuss innovation and technology in health care, and how to enable it.

 

WHO:

700 physicians, patients, health stakeholders and policy-makers



WHERE:

RBC Convention Centre (375 York Avenue, Winnipeg)



WHEN:

Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21, 2018



WHAT:

Health Summit delegates will explore:


  • how technology can enable and promote patient-centred care and better serve vulnerable populations;
  • the role of innovation in supporting culturally diverse, inclusive and accessible care and;
  • how physicians, patients, health care providers and policy-makers can work together to prepare for a bold future of innovation.


 

We kindly ask members of the media to check in at the Registration Desk in the Carlton Lobby of the RBC Convention Centre or contact mediainquiries@cma.ca to set up interviews.

The Canadian Medical Association unites physicians on national health and medical matters. Formed in Quebec City in 1867, the CMA's rich history of advocacy led to some of Canada's most important health policy changes. As we look to the future, the CMA will focus on advocating for a healthy population and a vibrant profession.

 

SOURCE Canadian Medical Association

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